Kamal Mahtani

Research Centre Associate,

Supernumerary Fellow

Clinical Lecturer in General Practice

Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences


Dr Kamal R. Mahtani is an NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in General Practice based at The Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford. He is also a GP based at a busy Oxford city practice.

As a researcher his main clinical focus is on the management of chronic disease. He has focused on the following research themes: 1) the management of diseases through non-pharmacological interventions such as modification of patient’s lifestyles related to diet, physical activity, self-management, improving medication adherence and a better understanding of their disease, 2) improving anticoagulation control through evidence synthesis of Cochrane systematic reviews and 3) a collaborative interest in increasing primary care research in muscular skeletal medicine. This has involved work with his colleagues at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford and nationally with colleagues elsewhere.

Kamal applies these interests through mixed methodologies and has experience in systematic reviews, clinical trials, database analysis and some qualitative work. He is Principle Investigator and Co-investigator on a number of current projects.

Kamal is a member of The Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, housed within the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Sciences. This involves supporting the Centre in its research and teaching activities. He teaches EBM at all levels from undergraduate to Masters Level and also supervises individual undergraduate and Master’s students within the Department. He is also a DPhil supervisor. He has a strong interest in clinical and academic leadership and is a member of the International Primary Care Leadership Programme.